Do you have a bad habit you’d like to break? Or perhaps a good one you’re looking to adopt? If so, I highly recommend Atomic Habits by James Clear. I listened to the audiobook (six hours in total), which was easily digestible and interesting. Read more about 'Atomic Habits' Book Review
Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. They consider each other family even though their lives have gone in different directions. Riley is poised to become the first Black female news anchor in Philadelphia, and Jen is finally pregnant after years of trying. Read more about Impactful Storytelling
The Barbizon tells the story of a hotel’s fascinating history, from its conception and the tenement laws that lead to its design in the 1920s through its end as condominiums. The story focuses on the hotel’s impact on the women who walked through its halls and chronicles changes in the outside world around women’s rights and societal expectations. Famous guests who passed through the doors are a prime focus with names such as Titanic survivor Molly Brown, Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco, authors Sylvia Plath and Meg Wolitzer, movie star Rita Hayworth and so many more.
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Poetry has always been my favorite genre because of its ability to take memoir and literature and shake them until just their barest beauty remain. Whole lifetimes can be condensed into a few short lines of carefully chosen words. So, here are a few of my favorite poetry novels to celebrate during National Poetry Month.
Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey Read more about An Ode to Poetry